Academic Catalog

PHYS428 INTRODUC. TO MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMICS

Course Code: 2300428
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 7.0
Department: Physics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. LKER MT UZUN KAYMAK
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Ideal MHD equations; single and two fluid equations; equilibrium and stability; equations of kinetic theory; derivation of fluid equations; Landau damping; nonlinear plasma physics; shock waves; parametric instabilities.